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Help Alexandra's Parents stay in Canada for her and her kids' sake!

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My name is Alisa Fulshtinsky and I am a creator of Toronto Mommies. I have created this petition and asking for your help in sharing and signing it. 

This petition is to support  Halyna Stenko’s and Oleksandr Stenko’s (Alexandra's parents) application for permanent residence on humanitarian and compassionate grounds. Alexandra and her two young kids need Alexandra's parents here with them every day, continuing offering the desperately needed 24/7 help and care. 

Alexandra’s parents arrived in Canada on an urgent basis back in September of last year. They came here after receiving devastating news that Alexandra was critically injured in a brutal domestic violence attack. That attack left Alexandra unable to care for herself and for her young sons.

Alexandra (Oleksandra) Khan, from Aurora (ON), is only 36 years old, but on a fateful night, her life and the life of her two young sons, aged 6 and 2, changed forever. In an angry frenzy, her husband struck Alexandra in the head with a knife, causing life-threatening injuries. She is now barely able to walk, unable to move her left arm almost completely and works hard every day to get herself better physically and emotionally. 

Toronto Mommies has been active supporters in Alexandra's recovery. Since hearing about the terrible injury Alexandra sustained, the group organized a fundraiser and other psychological and material support for her and her family. A substantial number of mommies from the group visited Alexandra at the hospital and at her house during the month's following her injury and up until now and took part in holiday celebrations with the family. Each and single one of us is a witness to her struggles and her condition. We also believe that with the proper support Alexandra can conquer mountains and recover for the sake of herself and her two adorable boys.

There is just one problem! Alexandra is alone in Canada, helped daily by her parents who are here on a visitor's visa. Halyna Stenko and Oleksandr Stenko dot on Alexandra and her boys, Mark and Alexander JR and in our opinion are instrumental to the psychological and physical well-being on the boys. We need them to stay here in Canada so that they can offer the painfully needed support to the boys who witnessed the worse while so young. 

Everyone knows Alexandra, she is an optimistic, active and energetic member of our group since the first days it was founded. We strongly believe in her and her kids' ability to bounce back and lead meaningful lives, if only they have Alexandra's parents here in Canada permanently, to support them.

The undersigned hereby sign this petition to express their support to Halyna Stenko and Oleksandr Stenko in their application for permanent residence on humanitarian and compassionate grounds.

Should you have any questions about the stated above, please do not hesitate to contact: 

Alisa Fulshtinsky, Creator and President of Toronto Mommies 416-841-0032

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